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Accident Report Detail

Accident: 14517981 - Rider Reach Truck Backed Off Loading Dock; Driver Hit Head

Accident: 14517981 -- Report ID: 0419700 -- Event Date: 05/21/1986
InspectionOpen DateSICEstablishment Name
10162951706/09/19865122Johnson Drug Co.
AT APPROXIMATELY 10:30 AM ON MAY 21, 1986, EMPLOYEE #1 WAS OPERATING A CROWN REACH TRUCK ON A LOADING DOCK. AS HE WAS BACKING UP TO POSITION HIMSELF TO PLACE SOME WOOD PALLETS AGAINST THE WALL, THE REAR WHEELS OF THE TRUCK WENT OFF THE DOCK. THE REACH TRUCK THEN FLIPPED BACKWARDS, CAUSING THE EMPLOYEE TO BE PARTIALLY UNSEATED AND TO STRIKE HIS HEAD ON THE ASPHALT PAVEMENT. HE WAS HOSPITALIZED, BUT DIED OF HIS INJURIES ON MAY 27, 1985.
Keywords: head, truck, loading dock, backing up, inattention, overturn
Employee # Inspection Age Sex Degree Nature Occupation
1 101629517 Fatality Concussion Industrial truck and tractor equipment operators

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